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Nigerian students protest closure of schools

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have scheduled a peaceful demonstration for September 1, to demand the reopening of schools nationwide.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor urges caution as coronavirus death toll hits 82

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents to observe set guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) amid electioneering campaigns as death toll for the virus in the state hits 82.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Eid-El-Kabir: Edo governor urges Muslims to reflect on key messages of festival

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has felicitated with Muslims on the occasion of Eid-El-Kabir, urging them to reflect on the key messages of the event which are sacrifice and penitence.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC urges Abia governor to conduct councils election

Reacting to the delay in conducting council polls, Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo guber: APC, group differ over governorship primary modalities

The crisis rocking Edo state All Progressives Congress (APC) continued on Friday as a group Concerned Edo Citizens Forum, (CECF) has cautioned political parties against the adoption of direct primary to select its candidate for the September governorship election citing the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Oyo APC suspends political activities for two weeks

Mr Akin Oke, chairman, Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Working Committee, says the party has suspended all political activities as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus in the state.
The Enugu North Local Government Council of Enugu State has shut down the tomato section of Akwatta in Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, until further notice.

Enugu council shuts down tomato market

The Enugu North Local Government Council of Enugu State has shut down the tomato section of Akwatta in Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, until further notice.

Edo APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole has learnt his lessons – Anselm Ojezua

Factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo state, Barr. Anselm Ojezua, on Tuesday said that the embattled national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has learnt a lot of lessons these past few days.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun will not participate in any political activities

The Governor of Ondo State and the Chairman Western Nigeria Governors (WNGF), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the Amotekun will not participate in any political activities.
Barcelona’s home match against Real Madrid, scheduled for December 18, has been pushed into doubt due to a communique released by Tsunami Democratic on Tuesday.

Catalunya protest threatens Barcelona vs Real Madrid

Barcelona’s home match against Real Madrid, scheduled for December 18, has been pushed into doubt due to a communique released by Tsunami Democratic on Tuesday.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Senator Goje: I won’t contest election again

A former Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Danjuma Goje has announced his intention not to contest election again.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir speaks during a rally with his supporters in the Green Square in the capital Khartoum on January 9, 2019. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY - AFP)

Omar al-Bashir’s NCP condemns Sudan ‘illegal government’ move to scrap party

Ousted president Omar al-Bashir's party on Friday condemned Sudan's new "illegal government" for ordering its closure and the dismantling of his regime that ruled the country for 30 years.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, right, says his government has defeated an attempted coup.

Cambodian leader orders release of opposition activists

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday ordered authorities to release detained supporters of the outlawed opposition and appealed to activists who fled the country to return home, local media reported.
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Bayelsa guber: Senator Amange dumps PDP for APC

A bigwig of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Nimi Amange, has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kenneth Udeze, the national chairman of Action Alliance, has been kidnapped by armed attackers.

Action Alliance asks police to arrest Kenneth Udeze for impersonation

The Action Alliance (AA) has asked the Police to take immediate steps and arrest Mr. Kenneth Udeze, its suspended National Chairman, for impersonation.

SERAP writes President Buhari, state governors, seeks disclosure of spending on ‘security votes’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently provide information on specific details of spending of appropriated public funds as security votes between 2011 and 2019.”

Deserted roads, closed shops as Ogun residents decry elections postponement

Many residents of Sagamu, Ogun State, have yet to come to terms with the news of the postponement of the Saturday elections.

Elections: AMORC preaches peace, harmony

Dr Kenneth Idiodi, the Grand Administrator, Rosicrucian Order (AMORC), has advised Nigerians to ensure peace and harmony as they cast their votes during the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.